110 Best Dessert Quotes To Tempt You

Joan Agie
Dec 12, 2023 By Joan Agie
Originally Published on Mar 05, 2021
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For all dessert-loving folks these dessert quotes are a must-read.

We will take you on a roller coaster ride with some humor filled dessert quotes, baking quotes, chocolate quotes, pie quotes, and we won’t have them without ice cream! So if you are someone who always wants dessert (and never wants to share desserts!) listen up.

Dessert is the final portion of a meal, be it a fancy or regular one. It originates from the French term 'desservir', which means "to clear the table", the table was cleared in order to serve the final course, hence why 'desservir' developed to be used as 'dessert'.

Dessert is sometimes also called pudding, or the sweet course (now that's a fancy word for dessert).

Are you someone who likes to break conventions and eat dessert first? Are you always turning the pages of your favorite book of desserts? Does a good pumpkin pie as a dessert fix everything for you?

Like Don Kardong, do you also believe without chocolates and ice cream, there would be darkness and chaos? Or are you like Beverly Sills, who doesn’t like to share her desserts? Read along to discover the common joys of desserts that people share, with this list of the best dessert quotes.

If your favorite movie night snack is desserts, and the ending of a perfect dinner means desserts, you will enjoy these dessert quotes. You can use these quotes about dessert as quotes of the day, journal quotes, inspirational quotes, Instagram quotes for captions, or even as quotes to print on merchandise.

Why not also double up the joy and take a look at these cake quotes and baking quotes to satisfy your sweet tooth?

The Best Dessert Sayings

A dessertarian is someone who really loves dessert! Are you a dessertarian? Reading baking quotes and dessert quotes is so much fun. So, if you always find yourself saying "I want desserts", here are some baking quotes to keep you happy and give you a reason to order dessert!

1. “It's the finale. It's the last impression. A bad dessert can ruin the meal.”

- Anne McManus.

2. “Dessert is like a feel-good song and the best ones make you dance.”                              

― Edward Lee.

3. “Dessert is a necessity of life.”

― Adrienne Posey.

4. “I want to have a good body, but not as much as I want dessert.”    

- Jason Love.

5. “Dessert is an opportunity to make something beautiful as well as delicious.”    

-Roland Mesnier.

6. “That's what dessert means to me: a dollop of sweet love in an otherwise cold world.”

- Sarah Strohmeyer.

7. “Once in a young lifetime, one should be allowed to have as much sweetness as one can possibly want and hold.”                            

- Judith Olney.

8. “Always serve too much hot fudge sauce on hot fudge sundaes. It makes people overjoyed, and puts them in your debt.”

- Judith Olney.

9. “Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.”

– Jim Davis.

10. “The story of your favorite foods is your culinary memoir, not a nameless collection of recipes...”

– Edward Lee.

11. "Good apple pies are a considerable part of our domestic happiness."

- Jane Austen.

12. "Apple pie totally counts as a serving of fruit."

– Unknown*.

13. “A dessert without cheese is like a beautiful woman with no heart.”

- Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin.

14. “The willingness and ability to live fully in the now eludes many people. While eating your appetizer, don't be concerned with dessert.”

- Wayne Dyer.

15. “I love dessert... I have to taste everything. I experiment.”

- Martha Stewart.

16. “I never want to be that guy… saying, 'I wish I could have dessert.'"

- Ryan Kwanten.

Cute Dessert Quotes For All Dessert Lovers

Why read dessert sayings? Because these sweet quotes by celebs, actors, and famous people, tell you exactly how they feel about eating desserts. There are hundreds of dessert quotes, including baking quotes, cake quotes, ice cream quotes, pie quotes, and more; all telling you to eat dessert first!

17. “Sure I eat my feelings, but I save the emotional roller coaster for dessert.”                              

- Josh Stern.

18. “We must have pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.”

― David Mamet.

19. “Desserts are the fairy tales of the kitchen—a happily-ever-after to supper.”

― Terri Guillemets.

20. “I eat cheese, I eat dessert. I eat everything.”  

-Gwyneth Paltrow.

21. “Candy is nature’s way of making up for Mondays.”

― Rebecca Gober.

22. “The best part of dinner is the dessert, and it usually arrives when you can't eat anymore.”

- Sue Ellen Cooper.

23. "It's impossible to be gloomy when you're sitting behind a marshmallow."

- Charles M. Schulz.

24. “Desserts are the sweet threads of the warp and weft of our lives.”

-Nicolette M. Dumke.

25. “Without desserts, we miss more than food; we miss being a part of special events.”

- Nicolette M. Dumke.

26. "Peaches and cream will convert any man on the face of the earth..."                                  

-Josh Billings.

27. “I don't share blame. I don't share credit. And I don't share desserts.”

-Beverly Sills.

28. “… each night, upon my knees... will ask the Lord to bless me... with apple pie and cheese.”

- Eugene Field.

29. “There is no better way to bring people together than with desserts.”    

-Gail Simmons.

30. "I would order dessert first."

- Ryan Kwanten.

31. “The desserts we just ate… the quality of… sweetness, and comfort...”    

-Mary Gaitskill.

32.  "Writing is like baking cupcakes, you're trying to make something from the raw. Like with cupcakes… you want people to eat them up."

- Emma Shortt.

33. “Dessert is one of the simple pleasures of life which have sustained people during difficult times.”  

-Nicolette M. Dumke.

Dessert quotes and sayings can get you through a bad day.

Funny Dessert Quotes To Keep Up The Dessert Time Humor

Dessert quotes can be as good as the dessert: enjoyable and sweet. Beat the stress and have fun reading these humorous dessert quotes.

34. “I've never met a problem a proper cupcake couldn't fix.”

- Sarah Ockler.

35. “A balanced diet is having a cookie in each hand.”

– Barbara Johnson.

36. “Dessert is to a meal what a dress is to a woman.”    

-Beatrice Peltre.

37. “I'm not a vegetarian, I'm a dessertarian.”

- Bill Watterson.

38. “Work is the meat of life, pleasure the dessert.”  

- B. C. Forbes.

39. “Absolutely eat dessert first. The thing that you want to do the most, do that.”  

-Joss Whedon.

40. “Candy is childhood, the best and bright moments you wish could have lasted forever.”

- Dylan Lauren.

41. “There is no right or wrong way to pair or prepare a dessert. Follow your instincts… until you get it just right!”

- Cristina Tosi.

42. “Any man who eats dessert is not drinking enough.”

-Ernest Hemingway.

43. “A dessert without cheese is like a beautiful woman with only one eye.”

-Alain Ducasse.

44. "Thus the public use of reason and freedom is nothing but a dessert, a sumptuous dessert."

- Johann Georg Hamann.

45. "Is it wrong to find life's meaning in a cinnamon roll?"

-Keith Wynn.

46. “Who put the flame in the crème brûlée, brûlée?”

- Terri Guillemets.

47. “I am a picky eater… I love to pick the raisins out of oatmeal raisin cookies, the chips out of chocolate chip cookies, the white side off of black and white cookies, and the vanilla center out of Oreos.”

- Dylan Lauren.

48. “Some people prefer eating dessert to the main course. These people have never been really hungry.”

-Vera Nazarian.

49. “It takes forty muscles to frown, and only twelve to jam a cupcake in your mouth and get over it.”

― Sarah Ockler.

50. "When you're with a group of people and you take a bite of a really great dessert, the conversation just stops…”

- Emily Luchetti.

51. “I am starting to think that maybe memories are like this dessert. I eat it, and it becomes a part of me…”

- Erica Bauermeister.

Dessert Quotes And Chocolate Quotes For Chocolate Lovers

If you love chocolates, you will adore these chocolate quotes from chocolate lovers like you.

52. “After eating chocolate, you feel godlike, as though you can conquer enemies, lead armies…”    

- Emily Luchetti.

53. “Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate or tortuous as the heart. Bitter. Sweet. Alive.”

― Joanne Harris.

54. “Chocolate is an antidepressant, which is especially useful as you start to gain weight.”

- Jason Love.

55. “Nothing finishes a dessert as simply and richly as sweetened, perfectly whipped cream. It is almost a dessert all by itself.”

- Roland Mesnier.

56. “The 12-step chocoholics program: Never be more than 12 steps away from chocolate.”  

-Terry Moore.

57. “Look, there's no metaphysics on earth like chocolates.”

– Fernando Pessoa.

58. “There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.”

― Linda Grayson.

59. “Chemically speaking, chocolate really is the world's perfect food.”

― Michael Levine.

60. “All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt.”

– Charles M. Schulz.

61. “There are two kinds of people in the world: those who love chocolate, and communists.”

- Leslie Moak Murray.

62. “What you see before you, my friend, is the result of a lifetime of chocolate.”

― Katharine Hepburn.

63. “Don't wreck a sublime chocolate experience by feeling guilty.”

- Lora Brody.

64. “Chocolate says 'I'm sorry' so much better than words.”

― Rachel Vincent.

65. "What kind of monster could possibly hate chocolate?”

― Cassandra Clare.

66. “The greatest tragedies were written by the Greeks and Shakespeare... neither knew chocolate.”

― Sandra Boynton.

67. "I've spent my whole life pushing sugar. People aren't going to stop eating sugar…"

- Emily Luchetti.

Dessert quotes and chocolate quotes are great to read every time you want dessert.

Dessert Quotes For Cake And Cookie Lovers

Is any baked dessert good for you? Or do you want dessert to include cakes and cookies rather than chocolate?  No problem! These baking quotes and dessert quotes will be your go-to quotes of the day!

68. “Bake the world a better place.”

– Unknown*.

69. “Baking is done out of love, to share with family and friends, to see them smile.”

― Anna Olson.

70. "My policy on cake is pro having it and pro eating it."

- Boris Johnson.    

71. “If you want to grow up to be a big, strong pea, you have to eat your candy."

- Amy Krouse Rosenthal.

72.  I drink diet coke so I can eat regular cake."  

- Gabriel Iglesias.    

73. “Cookies are made of butter and love.”

― Norwegian proverb.

74. "If I was made of cake, I'd eat myself before somebody else could."

- Emma Donoghue.    

75. “You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."

- Ronald Reagan.

76. “Cakes are special… every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake..."

- Buddy Valastro.

77.  "You cannot have a cake and eat it too. Either you eat it, or you have it."

- Zygmunt Bauman.

78. “Life is a cake and love is the icing on top of it. Without love, it becomes difficult to swallow life."

-  Mehek Bassi.

Short Dessert Quotes For Instagram Caption Ideas

Make your dessert Instagram captions as sweet as your favorite dessert with these short and sweet dessert quotes. This list of dessert quotes will keep you coming back for more!

79. "Pie makes everybody happy."  

- Laurie Halse Anderson.

80. "Cupcakes are sweet, and even sweeter when shared."

- Marie Williams Johnstone.

81. "Chocolate is ground from the beans of happiness."

-  Terri Guillemets.    

82. "Save room for dessert."

– Unknown*.

83. “A party without cake is just a meeting."

-Julia Child.

84. “I hope there's pudding! ”

- J.K Rowling.

85. "What makes life so sweet? Cupcakes to eat and someone to love."

- Marie Williams Johnstone.

86. "Stressed is desserts spelled backwards."

– Unknown*.

87. "Cakes are healthy too, you just eat a small slice."

- Mary Berry.    

88. "When you look at a cupcake, you've got to smile."

- Anne Byrn.

89. “It's not denial. I'm just selective about the reality I accept.”

– Bill Watterson.

90. “Most of us need something not to walk away from.”

- Josh Stern.

91. “There's no such thing as a bad carbohydrate.”

- Don Kardong.

92. “Méringue covers a multitude of sins.”

- Joe Perkins.

93. "If at first you don't succeed, eat a cupcake!"

- Marie Williams Johnstone.

94. "Conversation was irrelevant. Only pie mattered."

-Richelle Mead.

95. "Friendship is sharing a sweet cupcake."

- Marie Williams Johnstone.

96. “Desserts are the most crucial part of any meal.”    

-Linda Sunshine.

97. "There's nothing a cupcake and coffee can't solve."

- Marie Williams Johnstone.

98. “Make your life a moveable feast. Eat dessert in a car.”

- Evelyn Loeb.

99. “Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.”

-   Ernestine Ulmer.

100. “You think I won’t eat this cake? Fat chance!”

– Unknown*.

Dessert Quotes For Ice Cream Lovers

There’s no limitation when it comes to enjoying good dessert quotes.

101. “My advice to you is… just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate...”                                        

-  Thornton Wilder.

102. "I never say no to an ice cream."

- Ingrid Betancourt.

103. "Forget art. Put your trust in ice cream."

- Charles Baxter.

104. "Ice cream is exquisite. What a pity it isn't illegal."

– Voltaire.

105. “If the United States has a national dessert, it is ice cream.”  

- Roland Mesnier.

106. "Tomorrow we can eat broccoli, but today is for ice cream."

- Mallory Hobson.

107. “Without ice cream, there would be darkness and chaos.”

- Don Kardong.

108. "No, I was just good at holding ice cream cones."

- Mitch Hedberg.

109. “Lieutenant Dan, I got you some ice cream. Lieutenant Dan, ice cream!"

- Forrest Gump.

110. “I guess ice cream is one of those things that are beyond imagination."  

- L.M. Montgomery.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 110 of the best dessert quotes, then why not take a look at these candy quotes or cookies quotes too?

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Written by Joan Agie

Bachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

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Joan AgieBachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.

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